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Prof. Katrina Worley MA
I've been involved in reproduction of ancient textiles since childhood. I learned to spin on my great-grandmother'swheel over 40 years ago, and have always been fascinated by pre-industrial textiles. When in graduate school in the mid-1990's, I worked as a costumed historic interpreter at Sutter's Fort (the first European in the interior of California). I spin, weave, make baskets, do nalbinding, tablet , bobbin lace, kumihimo, and other techniques. Besides textiles, I also with flintknapping and make textile tools (spindle whorls, loom weights, spinning bowls, etc.). I'm a professor of Anthropology and at a community college. My course load includes a class titled "Ancient ", which gives students a brief introduction to the process of .
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